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About

 

Who?

  • It is a group of students from grade 5 to grade 12


What?

  • Create and organize programs/activities/events to promote healthy lifestyle choices among children and youth
  • Create and organize programs/activities/events to reduce the use of drugs and alcohol among children and youth


Where?

  • In 19 schools from the Brandon School Division


When?

  • During student's free time


Ojectives

  • Become positive leaders in the schools and the community
  • Help and inspire others
  • Develop positive relationships in the schools and the community
  • Educate and mobilize the community
  • Generate solutions that will engage more children and youth
  • Increase safety in the schools and reduce violence in the community
  • Increase good physical and mental health in the community
  • Volunteer in the community
  • Promote economic growth in the community
  • Promote social justice and social responsibility
  • Develop the leaders of today and tomorrow
  • Become part of a leadership group recognized in the schools and the community
     

Benefits

  • Develop employability skills
  • Make a difference
  • Become a community leader
  • Address community issues 


Recognition & Awards

  • April 17, 2012 - 2011-2012 Premier's Volunteer Service Award
  • September 10, 2012 - Acknowledgement from Brandon Suicide Prevention Implementation Network for inspiring others in making healthy life choices
  • September 28, 2012 - Certificate of recognition for excellent BNRC project implementation by youth - "Better High Parent Forum"
  • May 1, 2013 - Reh-Fit Healthy Living Centre Award


Other Objectives

  • Promote the Youth Revolution in the community
  • Create new partnerships in the community
  • Support all the Youth Revolution groups
  • Organize and facilitate events
  • Deliver team building activities for the Y-R groups, in the K-8 schools
  • Update the website and create press releases
  • Fundraise
  • Work together with community organizations
  • Network with other leadership groups in the community and the country